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27 July, 2018 THE QUODDY TIDES Page 21 by Melissa Cushing, Tel. 726-4795 < melissapembroke@aol.com > TOWN MEETING The Pembroke Library will once again Pembroke's annual town meeting will sponsor the Empty Bowls fundraiser for be Monday, August 6, at 6 p.m.; the town local food pantries on September 22. report is also expected to be available by Regular library hours are: Tuesday, 9 that time. Residents highlighted in this a.m. to 12 noon and 3 to 5 p.m.; Wednes- year's report are Keith Corthell and Ralph day, 3 to 8 p.m.; Thursday, 3 to 5 p.m.; Mahar. Friday, 3 to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 SELECTMEN'S MEETING Bridge work is expected to begin on the East River Road in early August. The job should take no longer than a week, but during construction the bridge end of the road will be inaccessible. There may be redirected traffic as well when paving and grading occurs after the new bridge is as- sembled. AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS Charlie Sawyer will conclude his Thursday night introduction to astronomy class at the Pembroke Library within the next month but will likely reoffer the class next spring and summer. For information about the class or the Downeast Amateur Astronomers' Club, e- mail . Special events this month include solar viewing demonstrations on Saturday, Au- gust 18, by Helen's Restaurant in Machias and Saturday, August 25, by the Pembroke Library. The Maine State Star Party, which is held annually at Cobscook Bay State Park, begins on the evening of Fri- day, August 10, and concludes the follow- ing evening. Camping and park entrance will be free for all those participating. HISTORICAL SOCIETY Dr. Darrell Lund will be speaking at the next program of the Pembroke Historical Society on Monday, August 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Pembroke Library. Lund is the author of the recently published Pembroke, Maine - A History & Recollection of a Boy Growing Up There, which he will discuss at this event. Admission is flee. Ktis Paprocki was elected president of the society at the July business meeting. He takes over from Sue Rowley, who chose not to run for reelection. PEMBROKE LIBRARY The next music circle will be on Friday, August 3, at 6:30 p.m. The August sea chantey night at the library is Wednesday, August 22, at 6:30 p.m and the theme for the month is tales and ballads of the Navy. The show is ti- tled "Iron Sides Copper Bottoms" and may also be enjoyed at I p.m. in the Sci- ence Building of the University of Maine at Machias as part of the Sunrise Senior College. Performers are Stephen Sanfilip- po of Pembroke and Jim Sherman of Ma- chiasport. Aretakis part of national SkillsUSA bronze medal team Emmanuel "Manny" Aretakis of Pem- broke was one of seven Vermont Tech students and recent graduates who had the opportunity to represent Vermont post- secondary technical education at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. The conference ran from June noon. FARM AND HORSE FAIR Organizers welcome all volunteers and still have opportunities available for those who want to help out at the gate or in the food shack. The next meeting is Wednes- day, August 8, at 7 p.m. at the Triangle, and every Thursday there is a work night at the fairgrounds from 6 to 8 p.m. This year's music performers for the weekend will be Lauren Koss, Bobby Sawyer, David Wilder, Alan Pulk, Rolfe Richter, Keltic Schmeltic, Alan Cook, From Away Downeast, Jamie Moriera and Rowan Morris. On Saturday there will be vegetable produce, fruit pie, canning and bread con- tests with judging at 12:30 p.m. Also that day is a magic show from Mr. Magic at 1 p.m women's skillet toss and other chal- lenges, flower arranging demonstration and auction, car show, balloon animals and shapes and a storyteller featuring Maynard the Moose. Sunday begins with a worship service by Reverend Don Ross followed by har- ness racing, a pie-eating contest and the pig scramble at 3 p.m. FOURTH OF JULY COMMI'I'rEE T-shirts from this year's celebration may be obtained for $5 at the Pembroke Town Office and the Pembroke Library. The winner of the firewood raffle was Jan- ice Scanlon. LITTLE FREE LIBRARY There are new books in the Little Free Library on the American Legion grounds. Books will be added as space becomes available, To donate a number of books, e- mail . LEGION AND AUXILIARY On Saturday, August 4, at 9 a.m there will be a yard sale on the grounds of the Pembroke American Legion. The Ameri- can Legion will also be selling hot dogs and hamburgers. Anyone interested in of- feting their own items for sale can rent space for a fee of $10. Items can also be donated to the Legion; call 726-1041 to have donations picked up. The Pembroke American Legion Aux- iliary is sponsoring a school supplies drive for the Pembroke school. Donation boxes will be at the Pembroke Library, the Pie Ladies and other Pembroke businesses. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Friends and fellow members are de- lighted to have Lori Lynch back. All are hoping for a quick recovery from her foot surgery. Dan Schall's concert at the Pem- broke church will be September 14; it will be preceded by a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m. Regular Sunday services are at 10:45 a.m. with Pastor David Peterson, and the growing Bible study group meets on Thursdays at 10 a.m. WA trustees elect 26 to 29 in Louisville, Ky.u ' "'Zor as p ,u -res:-'en" Vermont Tech was represented in four separate events, all related to manufactur- On June 21 Chris Lyford was elected ing. Aretakis of Pembroke, Casey Baroffio president of the Washington Academy of Northfield, Vt and Mark Turco Jr. of board of trustees. Lyford is a 1992 gradu- Mount Holly, Vt - all graduates of the ate of Washington Academy and has class of 2018 - placed third in the nation served six years as a board member. Ly- in the automated manufacturing challenge ford has served as board secretary and and took home bronze medals. Their task been actively involved in the growth of was to recreate a die from synthetic mate- the academy's entrepreneurial and skill rial using the CAD software SolidWorks based education programs. and a CNC machine. Outgoing board President Dennis Ma- This is the second year Vermont Tech har will remain as a member of the board has participated in the conference and the and looks forward to contributing to the first time it won national medals, future success of the academy. BEN DYER, a National Barrel Horse Association member, rides Fifty at the NBHA Horse Show on Saturday morning, July 21, at the Pembroke Fairgrounds. (Tom McLaughlin photo) Pembroke horse show winners announced by Melissa Cushing Louie Van; 3rd, Kim Cameron on Hunt- On Friday, August 10, at 6 p.m. there er's Sensation; 4th, Hannah Alley on AI- will be a grand opening of the new stage lie; 5th, Vicki Brown on Scarlet. at the Pembroke Fairgrounds. Free hot Class 16, Command Class Youth Open: dogs and refreshments will be available No entries. during the music performance. This Class 17, Command Adult Open: 1st, project was made possible by a Maine Sue Provencher on Nike; 2nd, Tobbie Community Foundation grant and the as- Ackley on Wildmoore's Divine Grace; sistance of Stan Stevens, Keith Barrrett, 3rd, Rick Bronson on Boone; 4th, Janice Brent Ellinwood, Dale Shannon, Carmen Bronson on George. Sears, Andy Mills, Jeremy Brown, Forrest Class 18, Open In Hand Trail: 1st, Rick Beal, Tom Pottle, Ron Kilby, Sue Wood- Bronson on Boone; 2nd, Chelsea Hamp- man, Peter Frost, Tiffany Townsend, Vic- ton on Quincy Go Lucky Image; 3rd, Vic- ki Verge and David Bibber, who all lent a ki Brown on Scarlet; 4th, Marcia Westrack hand in the planning and construction of on Reagan; 5th, Melinda Copel on Louie the new venue. Van. The following results are from the equi- Class 19, Lead Line Pee Wee Trail: 1st, tation pleasure show on July 14. Brystal Alley on Allie; 2nd, Jack Surles Class 1, Open Halter: 1 st, Marcia We- on Nike. strack on Reagan; 2nd, RhondaMclveron Class 20, Youth Trail Walk Trot: 1st, Lady and Kim Cameron on Hunter's Sen- Shawn Cushing on Gemma. sation; 3rd, Sue Provencher on Nike; 4th, Class 21, Adult Trail Walk Trot: 1st, Chelsea Hampton on Quincy Go Lucky Vicki Brown on Scarlet; 2nd, Kim Cam- Image and Melinda Copel on Louie Van; eron on Hunter's Sensation; 3rd, Rhonda 5th, Hannah Alley on Allie and Janet Mciver on Lady; 4th, Chelsea Hampton Drensky on Ella. on Quincy Go Lucky Image; 5th, Melinda Class 2, Lead Line Youth and Pee Wee Copel on Louie Van and Marcia Westrack Showmanship: 1 st, Marina Anderson with on Reagan. Quincy Go Lucky Image. Class 22, Youth Trail: No entries. Class 3, Adult Showmanship: 1st, Mar- Class 23, Adult Trail: 1st, Rick Bron- cia Westrack on Reagan; 2nd, Kim Cam- son on Boone and Tobbie Ackley on Wlld- eron on Hunter's Sensation; 3rd, Chelsea moore's Divine Grace; 2nd, Janice Hampton on Quincy Go Lucky Image and Bronson on George; 3rd, Kristen Westrack Sue Provencher on Honorable Pride; 4th, on Reagan. Melinda Copel on Louie Van; 5th, Hannah Class 24, Parade: 1st, Rhonda Mclver Alley on Allie and Janet Drensky on Ella. on Lady; 2nd, Hannah Alley on Allie; 3rd, Class 4, Lead Line: 1st, Bristol Alley Sue Provencher on Nike; 4th, Shannon on Allie. Small on Bert and Shawn Cushing on Class 5, Pee Wee Equitation: 1st, Jack Gemma. Surles on Nike. Class 25, Youth Walk Trot Western Eq- Class 5B, Pee Wee Pleasure: 1st, Jack uitation: 1st, Shawn Cushing on Gemma. Surles on Nike. Class 26, Adult Walk Trot Western Eq- Class 6, Walk Trot Youth English Eq- uitation: 1st, Kim Cameron on Hunter's uitation: No entries. Sensation; 2nd, Chelsea Hampton on Class 7, Walk Trot Adult English Equi- Quincy Go Lucky Image; 3rd, Rhonda tation: 1st, Melinda Copel on Louie Van; Mclver on Lady; 4th, Vicki Brown on 2nd, Rhonda Mclver on Lady; 3rd, Shan- Scarlet and Hannah Alley on Allie. non Small on Bert. Class 27, Western Equitation Youth: No Class 8, Youth English Equitation: No entries. entries. Class 28, Western Equitation Adult: 1 st, Class 9, Adult English Equitation: 1st, Tobbie Ackley on Wildmoore's Divine Tobbie Ackley on Wi!dmoore's Divine Grace; 2nd, Janice Bronson on George; Grace. 3rd, Rick Bronson on Boone; 4th, Sue Class 10, Youth Walk Trot EnglishProvencheron Nike. Pleasure: No entries. Class 29, Western Pleasure Walk Trot Class 11, Adult Walk Trot EnglishPlea- Youth: No entries. sure: 1st, Rhonda Mclver on Lady; 2nd, Class 30, Western Pleasure Walk Trot Melinda Copel on Louie Van; 3rd, Shan- Adult: 1st, Chelsea Hampton on Quincy non Small on Bert. Go Lucky Image and Rhonda Mclver on Class 12, Youth English Pleasure: No Lady; 2nd, Kim Cameron on Hunter's entries. Sensation; 3rd, Hannah Alley on Allie and Class 13, Adult English Pleasure: 1st, Vicki Brown on Scarlet. Tobbie Ackley on Wildmoore's Divine Class 31, Western Pleasure Youth: No Grace. entries. Class 14, Walk Trot Youth Open Com- Class 32, Western Pleasure Adult: 1st, mand: 1st, Shawn Cushing on Gemma. Tobbie Ackley on Wildmoore's Divine Class 15, Walk Trot Adult Open Com- Grace; 2nd, Rick Bronson on Boone; 3rd, mand: 1st, Chelsea Hampton on Quincy Janice Bronson on George; 4th, Sue Go Lucky Image; 2nd, Melinda Copel on Provencher on Nike.